Franklin Park Brush Fire
By Firefighter Joe Birch
April 18, 2024

At 18:01 Station 158 responded to a reported power line down causing a brush fire along Wexford Run Road, upon arrival 158 Assistant Chief reported a now larger brush fire was traveling up a steep incline towards homes on Matterhorn Drive.

158 Chief arrived and assumed command, the fire continued to grow in size to about one acre, burning undergrowth and some trees.

The Chief requested Wexford Station 228 for manpower and a tanker. The fire was reported under control at 18:40 and the crews continued to extinguish numerous hot spots, all units cleared the scene at 20:00. Thank you to Wexford Station 228 for assistance.